Roots and Wings Affirming Culture in Early Childhood Programs

ISBN-10: 0131727931
ISBN-13: 9780131727939
Edition: 2006
Authors: Stacey York
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List price: $51.80
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/9/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

""Roots and Wings" will open doors to beginners in cultural diversity education, and will enrich the more experienced readers. It is a grand tool for assisting early childhood educators to address the many-faceted and complex issues of cultural diversity and racial prejudice. . . . I recommend this book to any teacher, caregiver, or parent who wants to begin learning what it means to foster young children's respect for themselves and others." -- Louise Derman-Sparks, author, "AntiBias Curriculum"More than a decade ago, "Roots and Wings" was published as the first practical resource for early childhood teachers on the then new topic of multicultural education. This invaluable guide is now completely updated to respond to present day anti-bias issues in educating young children. "Roots and Wings" provides a thorough, clear, and practical introduction to working with diverse children and families in early childhood settings. With more than 100 new and revised activities, practical examples, and staff training recommendations, the revised edition includes new chapters on bilingual education, culturally responsive teaching, and children and prejudice. Seamlessly blending theory and practice, Roots and Wings is an ideal resource for preschool teachers, early childhood programs at colleges and universities, and training workshops. Stacey York is an instructor in the Child Development Department at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She conducts multicultural workshops around the country and is also the author of "Big As Life: The Everyday Inclusive Curriculum."

Introduction
The Changing Face of our Classrooms
Children and Prejudice
Racism
Culturally Responsive Care and Education
Bilingual Education
Family, Culture, and Community
Multicultural Education
A Culturally Relevant, Anti-Bias Classroom
Culturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Activities
Glossary
Index

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